Mr. Palmer has served as a member of Bluescape Opportunities Acquisition Corp. board of directors since August 2020.
Duncan Palmer Mr. Palmer is the Chief Financial Officer of Cushman & Wakefield, a leading global real estate services company, and former Chief Financial Officer of RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools and Chief Financial Officer of Owens Corning, a global manufacturer of building materials and fiber glass reinforcements.
He also currently serves on the board of Oshkosh Corporation, a leading critical vehicle and equipment supplier with global operations, where he is chairman of the Audit Committee. Mr. Palmer led Cushman & Wakefield’s IPO and currently oversees all aspects of the Company’s financial operations including multiple corporate functions from treasury and investor relations to tax and internal audit.
Mr. Palmer has extensive financial operations, transactional, and business development knowledge and experience through current and previous Chief Financial Officer appointments at Cushman & Wakefield, RELX, Owens Corning, and as a senior finance executive at Royal Dutch Shell. Mr. Palmer’s extensive international business experience includes leadership of world-class finance organizations ranging in size from 500-2,000 employees and encompasses multi-billion dollar capital allocation programs, merger integrations, debt offerings, and share repurchase programs. His experience spans many segments of the energy, lubricants, materials, information services and real estate sectors and he has deep transactional and business development experience having overseen mergers and acquisitions execution as well as corporate strategy design and execution.
Mr. Palmer holds a Master’s of Business Administration from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and Master’s degree from St. John’s College Cambridge (UK). He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK).
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